RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Venezuela, Argentina, South Africa, Turkey and Colombia held on to their unenviable rankings from 2019 as the world’s most miserable economies, with Venezuela keeping status as the world’s worse for a sixth straight year. The troubled South American country continues to suffer from soaring prices, with Bloomberg’s Cafe Con Leche Index estimating a current inflation rate of 4,043%.
Thailand claimed the title of the “least miserable” economy, though the government’s unique way of tallying unemployment makes it less noteworthy than Taiwan’s two-spot improvement to No. 6 or Singapore’s . . .